Israel has approved “certain testing procedures” for Energean, allowing the company to begin tests as its Karish gas field.
Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah has issued a new threat to Israel’s activities offshore, including around Energean’s Karish development.
The Israeli government has stepped in to warn off Hezbollah and Lebanon from interfering with the recently arrived Energean Power FPSO, on the Karish field.
Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla has held high-level talks with Chevron, and various other US luminaries, at CERAWeek.
Lebanon has launched its second offshore bid round, lowering a number of hurdles in a bid to attract new investors.